New Faces at SEG

You might have noticed a few new faces running around recently. We are pleased to share with you some facts about our most recent hires to the SEG family.

Our newest Director of Business Development, Jeff Moore, is a 20+ year decorated Navy SEAL Veteran who recently retired from the U.S Navy. Jeff is the key liaison between SEG, private equity investors, and their portfolio companies. Outside of work, Jeff enjoys spending time with family, traveling the world, outdoor activities, or discussing random trivia!

Working alongside Jeff is another Business Development Analyst, Armin Rostami, who is involved in the business development and prospect outreach efforts at SEG. He is currently studying Computer Science and Finance as a sophomore at the University of San Diego. In Armin’s spare time, he competes in tennis tournaments, plays poker with friends, and loves traveling.

Four Analysts on the deal side have been hired here at SEG. Two of them, Brandon Chung and Lamson Vu, both previously worked at Ernst & Young. They are deeply involved in client development and deal execution, monitoring potential clients, and conducting industry and financial market research. During Brandon’s free time, he enjoys basketball (a huge Lakers fan!), fishing, and may be found at the golf course enjoying the sport and weather! For Lamson, he enjoys playing tennis and basketball, reading comics, and trying all the burritos San Diego has to offer.

The other two Analysts, Maria Mercado and Javier Lazano, provide additional support to the deal teams. Maria is currently studying Finance and Business Economics as a third-year at the University of San Diego. Outside work, she enjoys painting, riding horses, and going to the beach with her puppy, Nova. Javier is currently studying Finance and Business Analytics as a junior at the University of San Diego. He is a well-known DJ and produces electronic music, and is humbled to be apart of the music industry.

Within the marketing team, Belana Labra is an Analyst involved in the business development and marketing efforts at SEG. She assists with content creation, strategy, and research. Belana is studying Marketing and Accounting as a junior at the University of San Diego. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, journaling, and tests and writes reviews for video games.

In the HR department, we would like to welcome Kearstin Cole, our new office assistant. She provides key support to SEG and assists in office management, database management, team functions, and administrative support. Currently, she is studying Childhood and Adolescent Development at California State University, San Marcos as a freshman. She enjoys long-distance running and photography.

We hope you have an opportunity to meet our new hires here at SEG! Our family is excited to welcome them to the crew!